Heart disease is a major problem. Every year, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year—that’s 1 out of every 4 deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.
You can obtain information about American Heart Month at the Center for Disease Control at:
And the American Heart Association at:
And a Million Hearts Campaign at:
Did you know that the American Heart Association has a heart and stroke encyclopedia?
Check it out at: